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or Si·an  (shē′än′, shyän)
A city of north-central China southwest of Beijing. Once an imperial capital known as Chang'an, it is today the capital of Shaanxi province.
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(Placename) an industrial city in central China, capital of Shaanxi province: capital of China for 970 years at various times between the 3rd century bc and the 10th century ad; seat of the Northwestern University (1937); famous for Qin dynasty emperor Qinshihuang's tomb (207 bc) with 8000-strong terracotta army. Pop: 3 256 000 (2005 est). Former names: Changan or Siking
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Department of Psychiatry, Xijing Hospital, Fourth Military Medical University, Xi'an, China
61471387), the research center for internet of things and big data technology of Xijing University.
51408106), China Postdoctoral Science Foundation (2017M622965), Chongqing Postdoctoral Special Foundation (Xm2017095), Scientific Research Program Funded by Shaanxi Provincial Education Department (17JK1154), and Xijing University Special Foundation (XJ17T07), which are gratefully acknowledged.
(1) Department of Information Engineering, Xijing University, Xi'an 710123, China
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(2) Department of Cardiology, Xijing Hospital, Fourth Military Medical University, Xi'an, Shaanxi 710032, China
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(3) Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Xijing Hospital, Fourth Military Medical University, Xi'an, Shaanxi 710032, China
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